Day: April 15, 2021

GMC Jammu makes provision of OPD booking through dedicated mobile phone contacts

JAMMU, APRIL 14: Government Medical College Jammu has made provision of OPD booking through dedicated mobile phone contacts. The Patients can book their appointment from 10.00 a.m. to 04.00 p.m. on all working days. The OPD services will be operational from the respective OPD Sections from 10.00 a.m. […]

J&K Govt. defers Darbar move 2021 amid unprecedented COVID surge

J&K Govt. defers Darbar move 2021 amid unprecedented COVID surge Secretariat to function efficiently through e-office at Jammu & Srinagar simultaneously JAMMU, APRIL 15: Taking note of the alarming surge in COVID cases, the Government today decided to defer the summer Darbar move 2021 and reinforce its resources […]

US troop pullout will leave behind an uncertain Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD — The Biden administration’s surprise announcement of an unconditional troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 appears to strip the Taliban and the Afghan government of considerable leverage and could ramp up pressure on them to reach a peace deal. The Taliban and Afghan government can no […]

US expels Russian diplomats, imposes new round of sanctions

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday announced the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and sanctions against dozens of people and companies as it moved to hold the Kremlin accountable for interference in last year’s presidential election and the hacking of federal agencies. The sanctions also target Moscow’s […]

Virus variants inciting India’s second surge, epidemiologists say

The second surge of COVID-19 cases in India has swamped hospitals much faster than the first because mutations in the virus mean each patient is infecting many more people than before, epidemiologists and doctors say. India’s daily infections skyrocketed more than 20-fold to more than 200,000 on Thursday […]

Indian farmers vow to carry on months-long protest despite concerns over coronavirus

Thousands of Indian farmers, protesting over three new agricultural laws that they say threaten their livelihoods, have vowed to continue with their around-the-clock sit-ins despite a sharp rise in coronavirus cases in the country. Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh states in the north and the desert […]

Indian hospitals battle ‘chaotic’ surge as daily virus infections cross 200,000

Many Indian hospitals were scrambling for beds and oxygen as COVID-19 infections surged to a new daily record on Thursday, with a second wave of infections centred on the rich western state of Maharashtra. Experts blamed everything from official complacency to aggressive variants. The government blamed a widespread […]

EXCLUSIVE Aramco pipeline investors to refinance loans with bonds next year – sources

EIG Global Energy Partners will lead a yet-unnamed consortium to issue billions of dollars in bonds across two or three transactions to replace bank debt backing an investment in Saudi Aramco’s (2222.SE) oil pipeline assets, two sources said. The Washington, D.C.-based firm’s consortium will issue bonds to replace $10.5 billion […]

EXCLUSIVE Biden to bar U.S. banks from buying Russian government rouble debt in primary markets

President Joe Biden will issue an executive order on Thursday authorizing the U.S. government to sanction any sector of the Russian economy and will use it to restrict Russia’s ability to issue sovereign debt to punish Moscow for interfering in the 2020 U.S. election, senior Biden administration officials […]

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